Cytopathologist/Surgical Pathologist

Employer
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Location
Burlington, Massachusetts
Posted
May 13, 2019
Closes
May 12, 2020
Ref
1987495
Specialty
Pathology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is seeking a full time cytopathologist/surgical pathologist to join its current complement of ten anatomic pathologists and five clinical pathologists in a busy practice focused on diagnostic pathology and patient care.  Clinical rotation on both the cytology and surgical pathology services, as well as providing frozen section consultations in the operating room is expected.   Participation in departmental teaching conferences / tumor boards, hospital quality improvement initiatives, committees and leadership activities are encouraged.  Good communication skills and the ability to work well with clinical teams is required.

 

The department’s  surgical case volume in 2018 was about 34,000. Last year’s cytology case volume included about 12,000 Paps and 7,000 non gyn cytology cases, including over 1800 FNA’s.  Cytopathologist provide rapid on site interpretation support in bronchoscopy, endoscopy and interventional radiology. The department has subspecialty expertise in GI pathology, medical renal pathology, dermatopathology, neuropathology, cytopathology, transplant pathology, hematopathology and breast pathology as well as other areas.  We also provide multi-specialty consultative services to other hospitals within the Beth Israel Lahey Health network.

 

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, a founding member of Lahey Health, is a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of over 500 physicians and an academic affiliate of Tufts University Medical School. Our 345 bed tertiary care facility and outpatient clinics include a state of the art  Level II trauma center.

 

The Lahey Health integrated delivery system consists of over 1,200 clinicians providing care throughout Lahey Health’s network of acute care hospitals, ambulatory centers, physician practice sites, behavioral health facilities, long-term care facilities, home health organizations and care management.

 

We are conveniently located in Burlington MA, a scenic suburb 17 miles northwest of Boston and a short drive to the lakes, mountains and shores of New England. Massachusetts offers excellent schools and academic institutions, abundant cultural opportunities in the nearby world class city of Boston and outdoor activities for every season. We offer competitive salary and benefits and relocation.

 

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and CV  to:

Christine B. Thomas, MD.

Vice-Chair Department of Pathology Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Christine.B.Thomas@lahey.org

 Kate Schnabel, Sr. Physician Recruiter, Lahey Health

Kathryn.A.Schnabel@lahey.org

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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